WINNER – Outstanding Property Award London 2021, (Architectural Design Category)
WINNER – International Property Awards 2019, Asia Pacific Region (Multi-residential Architecture Category)
WINNER – International Property Awards 2019, Asia Pacific Region (Residential Development Category)
WINNER – BUILD Design & Build Awards 2019 (One’s To Watch In Australia)
Shortlisted – The International Design & Architecture Awards 2019 (Luxury Residence Asia Pacific Category)
Shortlisted – The International Design & Architecture Awards 2019 (Glasshouse Category)
Shortlisted – Sustainability Awards 2018 (Multiple Residence Category)
Shortlisted – The International Design & Architecture Awards 2018 (Residential Architectural Category)
WINNER – Fortune Magazine’s Best Business Hotels 2009 (Intercontinental Hotel Refurbishment Under Equiset Grollo)
WINNER – Conde Nast Traveller Hot List 2009 (Intercontinental Hotel Refurbishment Under Equiset Grollo)


Principal Architect Chahid Kairouz receives two awards in the 2019 Asia Pacific Property Awards for The General.

A special thanks to all members of the team who helped deliver this project, particularly the Development Manager, George Kairouz of Cedar Group Developments for his support and trust. 

Since the developments of COVID-19, we at C.Kairouz Architects are doing things a little differently.

From adversity comes growth. A big HELLO from our home offices! We have adapted & evolved our practice to remain as strong as ever in delivering our services in light of the changing world we are in.

Thank-you to our team, clients & consultants who are resilient, resourceful and so supportive of our business and what we do.

While we are all at home, we’re offering free online consultations, so if you have a project in mind, let’s get started today.

Principal Architect Chahid Kairouz talks Jenkins Street with Nikki Osbourne from Luxury Homes Revealed. The episode aired on 9Life on November 14, 2018.

Principal Architect Chahid Kairouz shows Gary Takle around Fairview Grove, featured on Best Homes Australia, 2014. 

Top Articles & News

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Asia Pacific's Best 2019-2020

C.Kairouz Architects receives two awards for The General in the 2019 International Property Awards Asia Pacific Region, and is the main feature in International Property Media's compendium of winners.

Design & Build Awards - One's To Watch In Australia

BUILD Magazine grants C.Kairouz Architects with their 2019 Design & Build Awards "One's To Watch In Australia", which features a comprehensive article on the practice and their approach to creating viable solutions.

Archdaily - Jenkins Street

Jenkins Street is a juxtaposition in many ways. It flawlessly mixes private & intimate spaces with open plan living and the architecture provides contrast with new modern-contemporary meeting with old period-art deco.

Domain - Victoria to Hardness Photovoltaic Glass

Melbourne will be home to not one but two Australia-first initiatives to make living in an apartment cheaper and more environmentally sustainable.

The Fifth Estate - Australian First

One of Australia's first residential buildings with Onyx Solar photovoltaic glass integrated into the facade has been built in Melbourne's inner suburb of Northcote.

Architecture & Design - Unique Multi-Residential Building with Solar PV Facade

The General is a unique multi-residential project by emerging Melbourne architecture practice C.Kairouz Architects. The building, which has a 7.5 star NatHERS energy rating, is also the first residential building in Australia to use Onyx Solar photovoltaic glass on a facade, according to the architect.

The Age - Buyer Opt For Bespoke Living

Allowing owner-occupiers to be directly involved in designing their apartments has proved remarkably successful for Werden Property Group (WPG) which creates boutique residential projects in Melbourne's most desirable inner suburbs.

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Build Australia - C.Kairouz Architects design Australian First Photovoltaic Balustrade

Aiming to push the design boundaries as far as they go, The General is the first residential building in Australia to use Onyx Solar photovoltaic glass on a facade, blending high-quality and sustainable architecture.

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Hunting For George feature C.Kairouz Architects

Popular Australian design blog Hunting for George go inside our beautiful high end extension to a period home in Fairfield, Victoria - the Hovering House - Click to see more of this home tour.

Australian design review - C.Kairouz Architects designs a home with a perceived split personality

C.Kairouz Architects has designed a home in Melbourne’s Northcote that balances the dynamic of old and new both visually and functionally, alluding to a home of two halves - Jenkins Street. Click to read full story.

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The Design Chaser blog tours our recently completed modern home in Northcote, Victoria - the Kellett Street House. Click to read the full article.

how can architects help in a post covid-19 world?

C.Kairouz Architects Director Wojciech Huczek explores the changes design & urban planning professionals will need to consider in the aftermath of the Coronavirus pandemic. Click to read the full article for

Biophilic meets modern at Kirra Gardens

Apartments & Developments features new development Kirra Gardens and discusses the integral link between nature and these residences. Click to read the full article.

Is a Light-filled House With a South-facing Backyard Possible?

The Lunchbox Architect tours our U House extension project in Thornbury, exploring how we worked with constraints to create a light filled, modern family home.